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preservationnoun care, cherishing, conservatio, conservation, curing, custody, defense, eternization, freeeom from danger, guardianship, guarding, immortalization, maintenance, nourishment, nurture, perpetuation, protective custody, safeguarding, safekeeping, safety, salvation, sanctuary, saving, security, shielding, storage, support, tuitio, upkeep, ward, wardship
See also: assistance, bulwark, conservation, continuation, custody, defense, ecology, maintenance, panoply, protection, safekeeping, safety, security, shelter, supervision, support, ward
PRESERVATION. keeping safe from harm; avoiding injury. This term always
presupposes a real or existing danger.
2. A jettison, which is always for the preservation of the remainder of the cargo, must therefore be made only when there is a real danger existing. See Average; Jettison.